Chicken Satay


Step by step photos and recipe for Chicken Satay


Lovely things


1. Leaf-It Notes – Forget square and boring sticky notes for these naturally inspired leaf-it notes. They come in green for Spring and brown for autumn. 2. Note from the past – An unexpected find: A note dated 1973 and addressed to “Future Man” was found during a renovation. Have you ever found something during a renovation? 3. Jar Toppers – With these jars …


Asian Steak Kabobs

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We’ve been kabob happy lately, and it’s all because of this man: click on photos to see where we were! and this man: My kids want to be Adam when they grow up. These two men wrote this book: Get this book! I know you’ll love it! Chicken and Waffles on a Stick? hells yeah! You can see more photos …




  When we lived in San Francisco, our “lawn” in the front yard was the size of a closet, a small one at that. The backyard didn’t have a lawn, thank goodness, because there was no direct way to go from front yard to back yard without going up stairs, into the house and down a looong, dangerous set of …


Bacon, Egg and Toast Cups


I’m not normally into cute food. I’d rather have my food look delicious and say, “Eat. Me. Now.” Cute food makes me a little sad and guilty when I take that first bite, especially if the food has an adorable smiley face on it. Poor disfigured thing! Am I right?!  But these Bacon, Egg, and Toast Cups are cute. But …

Giveaway: $250 Sweetbay Supermarket Gift Card



Sweetbay Supermarket is sponsoring a $250 Gift Certificate for you!

Sweetbay Supermarket is one of the best supermarket chains in Florida (if you don’t live nearby a store, I hope they’ll open a supermarket near you soon!) I’ve been working with this lovely client for the past couple of months, developing recipes like:

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Feeding Frenzy


A couple of months ago, when we first saw the property for the first time, the only thing that mattered to me was, ” There’s a fishing hole!! Is there fish in it??” I pretty much imagined us catching our dinner every night, daydreamed about sweet blue gill, fat bass and singing catfish fillets. We never really saw any fish …


Peppercorn Crusted Filet Mignon with Balsamic Red Wine Sauce


We splurge on filet mignon a few times a year, it’s the most expensive cut of steak because it’s incredibly tender and you can only get about 9 filets per cow. Instead of buying the filet mignon piece by piece, we always get the entire tenderloin and spend the time to carve it up ourselves for a 50% price savings. …

Giveaway: Anolon Nouvelle Copper 10-Piece Cookware Set

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Anolon Nouvelle Copper 10-Piece Cookware Set (Value $399.99.) The Anolon® Nouvelle Copper 10 piece set includes all the essential cooking tools to accommodate all your culinary needs. The copper core double full cap base paired with durable restaurant tested Autograph® 2 Nonstick ensures even heat distribution, enduring food releasing . . .

Giveaway: Guylian Gourmet Chocolate-Espresso Tasting Experience Giveaway


  We are giving away a Guylian Gourmet Chocolate‐Espresso Tasting Experience Giveaway (Valued at $340)! Included in the Giveaway: Nespresso Pixie: An eye‐catching new single‐cup machine that combines a super‐compact silhouette with superb espresso‐making abilities. Nespresso Tasting Box: An ebony‐tinted, varnished wood tasting box with 36 capsulesof a different array of coffee samples . . .